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2 years 6 months ago

Cadet found dead

An Air Force Cadet has been found dead. Officials at the Academy say the cadet was found unconscious earlier today and was taken to the Penrose Hospital where the cadet was pronounced dead. The name has not been released. The cause of death is under investigation.

3 years 1 month ago

Limbaugh apologizes to law student for insult

WASHINGTON (AP) - Radio host Rush Limbaugh has apologized to a Georgetown University law student for calling her insulting names. He had come under intense criticism from womens' groups, politicians from both political parties and some of the advertisers on his talk show. Limbaugh said Saturday on his website that...

3 years 1 month ago

Second student dies from shooting at Ohio school

CHARDON, Ohio (AP) - Authorities say a student wounded in an Ohio school shooting has been declared brain dead, the second reported fatality. Hugh Shannon, administrator at the Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner's Office, says officials received the word early this morning about Russell King Jr. Shannon says the office is...

3 years 6 months ago

Missing college student found dead

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - Authorities say a 20-year-old Arkansas college student reported missing last week has been found dead in a pond south of Little Rock and her death has been ruled a homicide. Officials said Monday that Patricia Guardado's body was discovered Sunday afternoon in a few...

3 years 11 months ago

Greeley police investigate frat house death

GREELEY, Colo. (AP) - University of Northern Colorado officials and Greeley police are investigating following the death of a student who jumped from the second story of a fraternity house. The Greeley Tribune reported that 19-year-old Ross Higuchi died from severe head injuries Tuesday night. Police officers say they...

4 years 5 days ago

CSAP to be replaced by TCAP

Colorado students will still take assessment tests next springs, but not the CSAP. Next year it will be the TCAP, or Transitional Colorado Assessment Program. It will be administered to public school students in grades three through 10. "The transitional test will encourage districts to move forward with...

4 years 1 month ago

CU student resigns diversity post over writings

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) - The University of Colorado Student Government diversity director has resigned after officials saw copies of his blog posts, including one in which he wrote "women are not as smart as men." Philosophy graduate student Matthew Cucchiaro says the post titled "Today's Stupid Human Beings: Women"...

4 years 4 months ago

Schools, government crack down on fake pot

The Drug Enforcement Administration and local schools are cracking down on fake pot products such as "K2", "Mr. Smiley", "Spice" and "Chronic". They're made from synthetic marijuana and are marketed as incense. However, the DEA has temporarily banned these products, which means they can't be sold in stores and you...

4 years 5 months ago

Police investigate possible hate crime

Pueblo Police are investigating a possible hate crime that happened in the parking lot of Dutch Clark Stadium on November 5. A freshman from Pueblo West High School reported he heard an ethnic slur and turned to see who said it when someone hit him in the face. This happened...

4 years 6 months ago

House passes bill on student athlete concussions

The House has voted to set federal guidelines on managing concussions among student athletes and protecting young people suffering head injuries from long-term health problems. The bill would require the government to convene a conference of medical, athletic and education experts to come up with guidelines that address the...

4 years 10 months ago

CSU-Pueblo announces tuition help

Colorado State University-Pueblo announced Thursday a commitment to pay tuition and fees for a significant percentage of full-time Colorado resident undergraduate students beginning in Fall 2011. CSU-Pueblo's Commitment to Colorado program is a guarantee that full-time, resident undergraduates with a family adjusted gross income of $50,000 or less who...

4 years 10 months ago

FBI paid $15K in van der Sloot sting

Two federal law enforcement officials say U.S. authorities paid Joran van der Sloot $15,000 in a sting operation and delayed arresting him because they were trying to help build a murder case against him in the 5-year-old unsolved slaying of Natalee Holloway in Aruba. During that delay, Van der...

4 years 10 months ago

School special: kids eat free!

School's out of summer, but kids can eat free at various schools in Colorado Springs and Pueblo. School District 11 and Pueblo City Schools both offer a summer meal program. Kids ages 1 to 18 can get lunch and in some cases breakfast at the schools-free of charge. There are...

5 years 7 months ago

Suspect arrested in murder of Yale student

New Haven Police arrested a suspect Thursday morning for the murder of Yale University graduate student Annie Le. Le vanished last week--her body was found stuffed behind a wall in a basement lab Sunday, the day Le was to have been married. Lab technician Raymond Clark III, who was questioned...

5 years 7 months ago

Autopsy: Yale graduate student was suffocated

The Connecticut medical examiner says a Yale graduate student found dead in her lab building was killed by asphyxiation caused by neck trauma. Dr. Wayne Carver's office released the results Wednesday, three days after the body of 24-year-old Annie Le was found. Carver had previously announced Le's death as a...

5 years 7 months ago

Cops: Student uses sword to kill intruder

A Johns Hopkins University student armed with a samurai sword killed an intruder in his garage, Baltimore police said Tuesday. Two laptops and a Sony PlayStation had been stolen by burglars Monday from the home, on University Parkway just blocks from the school, said police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi. Early...

5 years 7 months ago

Police: Student is suspect in Yale killing

Police have identified a suspect in the killing of Annie Le, whose body was found stuffed behind a wall in a high-security laboratory building at Yale University, law enforcement sources told NBC News on Monday. The suspect, a student, has defensive wounds, and failed a polygraph test, the sources...

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